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After Claiming He Would Turn Down $300 Million Offer From Disney, Johnny Depp is Secretly Returning as Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, Shooting Reportedly Starts Soon in UK

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Johnny Depp lost a number of movies after his ex-wife portrayed him as an abusive partner. One of the prominent roles that the actor lost was Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean. Depp played the character for the five films in the franchise. He also claimed that he was offered $22 million for a sixth film in the franchise. But Disney took the offer back after the release of the report in which Amber Heard claimed to be a “public figure embodying domestic abuse.”

Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow
Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow

Now that Depp has won the defamation case against his ex-wife, rumors had that the actor is ready for his comeback as Jack Sparrow. The Pirates of the Caribbean star is reportedly working on an upcoming film in the franchise.

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Johnny Depp Secretly Working on the Next Pirates of the Caribbean Film

Johnny Depp is reportedly making a comeback as Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean. Recent reports have revealed that the Dark Shadows star is secretly working on an upcoming film in the franchise.

A source close to Disney and Johnny Depp has revealed the details that the project is kept ‘top secret’ following the Platoon star’s involvement in the film. The source even claimed that the filming is scheduled to start at a top-secret location in the UK.

Johnny Depp in Mortdecai
Johnny Depp

Johnny is set to return as Captain Jack Sparrow and is scheduled to start filming at the beginning of February at a top-secret location in the UK,” the source said.

The source claimed that everything is in the early stages and there is still no director attached to the project. But the studio has everything planned and a call sheet is distributed among those who are aware of the project.

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Johnny Depp Expected to do a Test Shoot in Early February

The insider also claimed that Johnny Depp is expected to do a test shoot in early February before production officially starts. “Bruce Hendricks, who worked on the first three films, is named as the Executive Producer on the new project,” the source further revealed.

Captain Jack Sparrow
Captain Jack Sparrow

The insider also said that everything is kept under wraps and Disney wants to keep the project a secret for now. The sixth film in the franchise is allegedly titled A Day At the Sea.

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The rumors started out after The Lone Ranger star’s name was spotted on the call sheet for a new Disney movie. Although The Rum Diary star has not said anything about his return yet, some reports have also claimed that the rumors are false. Daily Mail has reported that their sources have confirmed that the information is false.

Johnny Depp played the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Johnny Depp in the Pirates of the Caribbean

Disney has also not said anything about a sixth film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise and Depp’s return as Jack Sparrow yet. But fans would certainly love to see him back as Jack Sparrow once again.

However, the Edward Scissorhands actor has said that he would not return to the franchise ever, even if Disney offered “$300 million and a million alpacas” to him. Depp portrayed the character for the last time in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is available to stream on Disney+.

Source: Geo TV

Written by Laxmi Rajput

Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.